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19th June 2015

The Waste Management Award 2010 Pay Rates commencing 1 July are now available HERE (log in required) 

18 June 2015

Breakfast at Jasper Hotel, Elizabeth St City on 22nd July with Anthony Carbines, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment. Booking form is HERE

On line bookings HERE

15 June 2015

The VWMA Annual Charity Golf Day is on again at the Spring Valley Golf Club on Monday 19th October.  A registration form is HERE

1June 2015

Thanks to everyone who attended the seminar  in Lorne. Presentations are now available HERE

19th February 2015

The EPA has released draft classifications for Drilling muds and Tallow and Used Cooking Oils.

Draft classifications  HERE

VWMA comments are HERE

The VWMA annual survey of business conditions is HERE.

20th February 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the VWMA was held on Thursday 12th followed by a General Meeting with the EPA presenting.

Draft Minues are HERE

 16th December 2014

Thanks to everyone who attended the Christmas Lunch.  Photos of the event are HERE

1 July 2014

 A link to the latest Waste pay rates (from July 2014) schedule is available in the members section HERE


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Latest E-News

Issue 176

  • Issue 176 outlines the new Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan, released by the Government. You can read it HERE

Issue 175

  • Issue 175 has a report on the EPA Landfill Levy rise and the ACCC's draft authorisation  You can read 175 HERE
  • ACCC's Draft determination HERE

 Waste Snippets

  • An occasional series of waste industry related stories.   You can read WasteSnippets HERE.

Click HERE to view the E-News Archive.


The Victorian Waste Management Association provides members with:

  • A regular newsletter outlining current issues, activities and events the Association is involved in,
  • General industrial relations advice and information on the Waste Management Award 2010 and related issues.
  • Specialist industrial relations representation and enterprise agreement negotiations (member rates)
  • Access to the resources of the Victorian Transport Association, including fuel levy information.
  • Advocacy with government on legislativeand compliance issues in OHS & environmental regulation.
  • Networking events with guest speakers, seminars and a biannual conference.
  • Industry based training courses (member rates).

For more information on Membership of the VWMA please click HERE or contact the VWMA HERE.


Golf Day Monday 20th October 2014

Spring Valley Golf Club

Download the Registration form HERE

View the Full VWMA 2014 Events Calendar

Previous Breakfast Presentations

March 14: Jenny Pickles HERE

June 13:  Dr Adam Read from the UK, a key waste consultant.   HERE

Nov12:  John Merrit EPA's CEO   HERE


The Victorian Waste Management Association offers a range of industry specific training courses. The courses are delivered in various locations across Victoria - Regional operators haven't been forgotten!

Some of the courses on offer include:

Click HERE to find out more training, course dates and locations and/or to download a registration form.

About Us

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is the key division of the Victorian Transport Association representing the waste and recycling sectors.  We are a member based, not for profit association that aims to be the leading association for recycling and waste management in Victoria.

The VWMA works to promote best practice and the highest industry standards through providing Member services and advice on industrial relations,occupational health and safety issues and environmental regulations.

The VWMA represents its members and advocates and lobbies on their behalf on issues and policies affecting them by developing professional relationships with the relevant Government agencies, the wider waste industry and the public

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